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Recent Charleston reviews

  • Perfect family weekend celebrating July 4

    "I knew we had made a good choice when we were greeted upon arrival with a beautiful fresh flower arrangement on the dining room table - what a welcoming touch. The property is accurately described in the write up, but please be advised that two bedrooms are on the second floor and two on the third. Be prepared to climb steps; however the bit of exercise provided by the steps will just help offset the calories from all the delicious vacation food! The property was very clean and furnished nicely. I loved walking my grandson in his stroller to the Battery early every morning - just 1.5 miles of very pleasant strolling past some of the city's most beautiful homes. The biggest plus for us was the courtyard - we spent hours there just visiting with each other and friends from the city who dropped by. The house would have been a bit tight for the 8 adults if we had not had the courtyard. We were able to "spread out" a bit and were thankful for perfect weather which made the outdoor area so inviting. Another thoughtful touch - the container of various bug sprays right beside the door to the courtyard. We had a day at the beach on the 4th ( easy drive), walked to the Farmers Market on Marion Square on Saturday morning, then enjoyed an afternoon of shopping on King Street. All within easy walking distance. Also recommend "Coast" restaurant - great food and service !"
    Guest: Jane C. Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: July 15, 2014
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  • Great place

    "Four of us stayed for 3 days. It was a great place with a good location for the free trolley and close to the Hominy Grill - the best food we had all trip! It was nice to come back to a homey setting where we could share a bottle of wine, chat and discuss our plans for the next day. The homemade bread and preserves and the fresh eggs were a nice touch, and greatly appreciated."
    Guest: Patricia Date of Stay: April 2014 Review Submitted: April 13, 2014
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  • Wow! Great place, amazing hosts!

    "This is a charming, well equipped carriage house suite with all the amenities you could imagine, the sweetest and most helpful hosts, off street parking and wonderful neighborhood. 5 minute walk to downtown Charleston, 15 minute drive to beach at Sullivans Island. Harris Teeter is just around the corner for supplies. AND we could bring our doggie too. We enjoyed our little home away from home enough to enjoy hanging out in the living room or on the spacious balcony with a view of their lovely courtyard garden. I just can't say enough about how accommodating and friendly the hosts are. They gave us great information to make our getaway even better. Tips: 2 small flights of somewhat Narrow stairs to apartment and that was fine with us. Walk everywhere but be prepared, Charleston is very hot & humid, though it's also very shady. Walking early or later afternoon is best but hat, sunglasses, water and following the shady routes help. Keep your pup leashed and don't forget to close and latch the gates to the driveway when you come & go. Check out Pure Barre on Market in downtown, excellent studio! Fig, Husk, Circa 1886 are all great restaurants, but you can hardly go wrong - we even liked Johnny Condons. We also ate many meals at "home", it was so cozy being there. Construction situation was barely noticeable. Just bring your clothes and get food/beverage supplies when you get there - the hosts thought of everything else you might want."
    Guest: Jen & Paul Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: June 15, 2014
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    "My husband and I spent four fabulous days in the Coastal Suite of this lovely Charleston home last week. The booking process was quick and easy. We met the owners, Rick and Glenda upon arrival as they live on the premises.  Rick showed hubby around and Glenda shared her dinner suggestions with me as we were very tired after a long trip. We never saw them again. We had total privacy. The suite is what I would call beach cottage chic, hence the name, Coastal. Lots of shells and beach themed pillows. The kitchen looks new and is gorgeous as is the bathroom. Lots of marble and stainless. The shower has the rain shower head. Very luxurious. And the place is super clean. The bedroom is so pretty and the bed very comfy. I brought my own pillow as I am a bit of a pillow snob. The place is true to the pictures if not better. Oh and there is a lovely porch area. I don't know why anyone would want to stay in a hotel when this lovely home is available. Unless they watch a lot of tv. The tv service here is limited. I am sure  Rick could advise which channels they receive.  But that did not bother us at all! They also have plenty of parking and it is free. The location in the historic district is perfect. We were one and a half blocks from King St.  We parked the car upon arrival and did not move it for three days. We walked everywhere. I recommend the Coastal Suite and hope to return soon!"
    Guest: Crystal D. Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: September 23, 2014
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Charleston Travel Tips

Experience the true meaning of Southern charm with a trip the Charleston, S.C. This city is an ideal spot to experience exceptional down-home cooking, welcoming hospitality, exciting culture and unique coastal history.

Charleston features an interesting and unique blend of culture and is known for its local art, music and food scenes. No matter what season you visit, there's always something fun happening in the area for both indoor and outdoor lovers.

You can stroll the tree?-lined streets and view the lovely Antebellum architecture, enjoy dinner on the patio of a restaurant and wander through the various shops, museums, galleries and theaters.

Charleston is home to many festivals throughout the year, including the Spoleto Festival USA, a 17-day fest with more than 100 performances by different artists, as well as the Charleston Food and Wine Festival, Charleston Fashion Week and the Holiday Festival of Lights, to name a few.

In 2011, Charleston was named one America's favorite cities by Travel + Leisure, and in 2013 Conde Nast Traveler, was placed at no. 1 in their top 10 best cities list.

Things to Do

- Dock Street Theatre: Experience history with a visit to the Dock Street Theatre, America's first theater. It opened in 1736 and hosted the first opera performance in America, "Flora." Now, this space is home to South Carolina's largest theater company, so be sure to catch a show while you're in town. The theater also hosts different festivals throughout the year and produces more than 120 performances each season.

- Magnolia Plantations and Gardens: Enjoy the Southern climate and get some fresh air at the Magnolia Plantations and Gardens. It opened in 1870 and features a stunning display of flowers and plants throughout. In addition to exploring the flora and fauna, you can check out the nature train or take a boat tour. There's even a petting zoo for the kids.

- The Charleston Museum: After you see America's oldest theater, you can visit America's oldest museum - The Charleston Museum - which was established in 1773. It was partly inspired by the British Museum and displays collections about natural science, ornithology, historical culture and documentary and photographic resources. Learn about the history of the area and how Charleston has developed through time.

- Firefly Distillery: If you enjoy Southern libations, head to the Firefly Distillery for a tasting. It's South Carolina's first and largest distillery and produces Sweet Tea Vodka, Firefly Moonshine and other liquors. Enjoy the Southern hospitality as you sip on the different cocktails and take a tour of the Irvin Vineyards.

- Fort Sumter Tour: Step back in time with a tour of Fort Sumter, the site where the famous shots that started the American Civil War were fired. Departures for the tour start at Liberty Square in downtown Charleston or Patriot's Point in Mount Pleasant. On a 30-minute tour, you'll hear all about the history of Fort Sumter, events that lead to the war and facts about the area. The fort also houses an informative museum with historic artifacts.

Shopping and Dining

- Poogan's Porch: This Victorian mansion-turned-restaurant was voted as having the best grits in the Lowcountry, so you can be sure you'll dine on amazing Southern cooking at Poogan's Porch. It was named after the dog of the home's previous owners. Poogan's Porch is known for its signature buttermilk fried chicken, she-crab soup and homemade buttermilk biscuits and sausage gravy.

- Hank's Seafood: Seafood is a must when dining in Charleston and a trip to Hank's Seafood fits the bill. The menu features classic Charleston fish house favorites with a blend of traditional seafood plates and Lowcountry dishes - all with a contemporary flare. Enjoy the laid-back, charming ambiance as you feast on Lowcountry bouillabaisse and she-crab soup, oysters casino, shellfish cocktail with loverster, Charleston oyster stew or Hank's signature pan-fried crab cakes.

- Charleston Historic Market: Do a bit of shopping as you stroll through the Charleston Historic Market, a hub of activity in the city. The Greek Revival-style Market Hall houses the Daughters of the Confederacy museum, and behind it, there are a variety of vendor sheds where you can peruse clothing, jewelry, souvenirs, artwork, crafts and goods. Pick up some souvenirs to remember your trip, then take a carriage ride through the city's back streets starting and ending right in the market.

- Toast: Brunch is a favorite meal of many, and you can feast at one of Charleston's best at toast. With bottomless mimosas and a tasty menu, this is the perfect place to get your day started right. Choose from French toast, eggs, omelets, surf and turf and much more.

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